There are 4 ways to get from Basingstoke to Alton by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 13 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 13 bus from Eastrop, Applegarth Close to Alton, Greenfields Avenue 13 / ...

$7

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to Woking
  2. Take the train from Woking to Alton

$16 - $26

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basingstoke to Alton 13.5 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Basingstoke to Alton 13.5 miles

$2 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Basingstoke to Alton is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basingstoke to Alton is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Eastrop, Applegarth Close and arriving at Alton, Greenfields Avenue. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basingstoke to Alton. However, there are services departing from Basingstoke and arriving at Alton via Woking. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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The distance between Basingstoke and Alton is 9 miles. The road distance is 13.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Basingstoke to Alton without a car is to line 13 bus which takes 41 min and costs £6.

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The line 13 bus from Eastrop, Applegarth Close to Alton, Greenfields Avenue takes 41 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Basingstoke to Alton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hampshire Basingstoke, depart from Eastrop, Applegarth Close station.

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Basingstoke to Alton train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Basingstoke station.

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The best way to get from Basingstoke to Alton is to line 13 bus which takes 41 min and costs £6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £12 - £20 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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Basingstoke to Alton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hampshire Basingstoke, arrive at Alton, Greenfields Avenue station.

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Basingstoke to Alton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Alton station.

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Map of how to get from Basingstoke to Alton.
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  • Distance: 9.3 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Basingstoke, England and Alton, Hampshire, England?

Stagecoach in Hampshire Basingstoke operates a bus from Basingstoke to Alton hourly. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basingstoke to Alton via Woking in around 1 h 17 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Basingstoke to Woking
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Woking to Alton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hampshire Basingstoke
Bus from Eastrop, Applegarth Close to Alton, Greenfields Avenue
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Basingstoke to Alton
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com
Wintax Cars
Phone
+44 1962 878727
Website
wintaxcars.com

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